Hiking in the South Apulia: to the “Spunnulate”
In Salento, in the south of Apulia, the caves, the “spunnulate” ( that we could translate in English as “Spunnulations”) rapresent some of the most important testimonies of karst phenomenon that characterizes Salento.
These numerous valleys called Spunnulate, are in the area between the “Swamp of the Count” area and the Torre Castiglione site , within the Marine Protected Area, far 50 km from Historical Palace “A Locanda Tù Marchese” , bed and breakfast and traditional restaurant in Matino . Here, for you, we have specialized guides, to visit particular places rich of history and natural beauty. In this blog there are a lot of itineraries for you.
Talking about “spunnulate”, there characterize the geological, botanic, faunistic and landscaping profile of the area and take their name from dialectical term “spunnare” , that is to say sink, which indicates the event of karst origin from which they originated. The phenomenon is related to the phase of colonization of the underground cavity by the presence of hypogeum water , meteoric waters and sea water . Here there is a unique reality for the high concentration of biodiversity; here in these valleys there are such a kind of plants disappeared in the surroundings.
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